On This Day

January 1, 2003 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 69th Sugar Bowl: #4 Georgia beats #16 Florida State, 26-13
  • 89th Rose Bowl: #8 Oklahoma beats #7 Washington State, 34-14

Deaths in Sport

  • Joe Foss, American fighter ace, football executive (Medal of Honor-1943; first commissioner American Football League) and politician, dies at 87